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Cybersecurity Company Darktrace in $65 Million Fundraise to Accelerate Global Expansion in Round Led by KKR

TenEleven Ventures, SoftBank-affiliated fund also join existing investors Invoke Capital and Summit Partners

Singapore, July 7, 2016 – Darktrace, a provider of enterprise cyberthreat defense software, announced today that it has raised new growth equity financing, led by KKR, a leading global investment firm, with participation from existing investor Summit Partners, and new investors TenEleven Ventures and SoftBank-affiliated SB ISAT Fund. Invoke Capital first identified Darktrace’s differentiated approach to cybersecurity threats and funded Darktrace in 2013, providing operational expertise since. Darktrace will use the funds to further accelerate the global roll-out of its award-winning Enterprise Immune System technology.

As cyberthreats increase and attackers become more sophisticated, it is clear that a new approach is needed. Using advanced mathematics and machine learning techniques based on the biological principles of the human immune system, Darktrace addresses the challenge of detecting and responding to cyber threats that evade existing solutions. Named ‘Best Security Company ...

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